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Re: A question about architecture and byte order with RPMs

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: A question about architecture and byte order with RPMs
From: "Ron G. Minnich" <rminnich@Sarnoff.COM>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 1997 21:39:14 -0500 (EST)
Cc: Greg Chesson <greg@xtp.engr.sgi.com>, adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca, ralf@uni-koblenz.de, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, rpm-list@redhat.com
In-reply-to: <m0xdgRS-0005FsC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Alan Cox wrote:
> Yeuch ;). Can't you get your guys to put that in the MMU so you can have
> a little endian or big endian page ? I can see how you'd make lcc generate
> such output but not offhand gcc


If it's in the compiler:
1) htonx and ntohx are history
2) xdr is history

not a bad deal in my book. Put it in the MMU? 2^yeuch. :-)
ron

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